Dave Lambert

David Alden Lambert (June 19, 1917 – October 3, 1966) was an American jazz lyricist, singer, and an originator of vocalese. He was best known as a member of the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross. Lambert spent a lifetime experimenting with the human voice, and expanding the possibilities of its use within jazz.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 19, 1917 (Boston), Died October 3, 1966 (Westport)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1943 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 71486 10-in. 11/4/1943 Southbound track Johnny Long Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 84143 3/10/1953 Glad rag doll Johnny Long Orchestra vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lambert, Dave," accessed September 23, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/326321.

Lambert, Dave. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 23, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/326321.

"Lambert, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 23 September 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/326321

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